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Barry Ulanov, American author, educator. Guggenheim fellow, 1962-1963.


Ulanov, Barry was born on April 10, 1918 in New York City. Son of Nathan A. and Jeanette (Askwith) University.


Bachelor of Arts, Columbia University, 1939;Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1955;Doctor of Letters, Villanova U., 1965.


Editor, Swing magazine, 1939-1941;Editor, Listen magazine, 1940-1942;Editor, Metronome magazine, 1943-1955;Editor, Metronome Yearbook, 1950-1955;columnist, Down Beat magazine, 1955-1958;instructor English, Princeton University, 1950-1951;instructor English, Barnard College, 1951-1956;assistant professor, Barnard College, 1956-1959;associate professor, Barnard College, 1959-1966;McIntosh professor, Barnard College, 1986-1988;professor, Barnard College, 1966-1988;McIntosh professor emeritus, Barnard College, since 1988;chairman English department, Barnard College, 1967-1971, 79-82;chairman program in the arts, Barnard College, 1975-1979, 82-88. Adjunct Professor religion Columbia University, 1966. Associate editor The Bridge Yearbook of Institute Judaeo-Christian studies, 1955-1968.

Lecturer in psychiatry and religion Union Theological Seminary, since 1992.



Board of directors Gandy Brody School, since 1980, C.G. Jung Foundation, 1992-1994. Member Conference Anglican Theologians, St. Thomas More Society (president 1955-1956,64-65), Catholic Renascence Society (president 1960-1966), Conference on Humanities (secretary 1957-1958, chairman 1958-1959), Medieval Academy, Renaissance Society, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, The Keys (vice chairman 1959) M C.


Married Joan Bel Geddes, December 16, 1939. Children– Anne, Nicholas, Katherine. Married Ann Belford, August 21, 1968.

1 son, Alexander.

Nathan A. University

Jeanette (Askwith) University

Joan Bel Geddes

Ann Belford

Anne Ulanov

Nicholas Ulanov

Katherine Ulanov